15th National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect
ACYF Commissioner's Award Book
Kathy Wilson Mayer
Prevent Child Abuse North Dakota
Kathy Wilson Mayer, the Executive Director of Prevent Child Abuse North Dakota, exemplifies the fervor necessary to be the catalyst for statewide child maltreatment prevention activities in North Dakota. She has held the position of Executive Director since 1995.
In her role as a member of North Dakota's multidisciplinary Alliance for Children's Justice, Ms. Mayer has trained child care providers, medical residents, nursing students, school counselors, child protection services social workers and staff from the Catholic Diocese about child sexual abuse and its prevention. She is a passionate partner with the State Child Protection Services in the prevention of child maltreatment, a State leader for the Circle of Parents Program and the Nurturing Parenting Program, an active member of the North Dakota Child Protection Services Task Force as well as the Board of the Bismarck Children's Advocacy Center. Ms. Mayer well deserves her reputation as a leader who gets things done!